Vegan Pesto

Vegan Pesto


If there’s one thing that you MUST master in your vegan recipe repertoire it’s a perfect vegan pesto! This one is delicious as heck while being ridiculously simple to throw together in minutes. And you can toss it with pretty much anything from pasta to vegetables, soup, salad etc. for a quick and easy meal that will literally wow everyone.



1 cup Fresh Basil Leaves (Packed)
Handful of baby spinach leaves
1/2 cup pine nuts
1/2 cup macadamia nuts (or any other nuts you like)
1/4 cup (60ml) Olive Oil

2 cloves of garlic
2 tbsps. lemon juice
3 tbsp. nutritional yeast
2 tsbp. Coconut milk
¼ tsp. salt
1/4 cup of water
Black pepper and a pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)



1. Add all dry ingredients to the food processor, blend until mixture is coarsely ground.
2. Add the wet ingredients and pulse until well combined.
3. Test and adjust the seasoning to taste.
4. Perfect for adding to pasta or on top of pizza or to sauce or spread on yummy crusty bread. Also makes a great topping for salads, zucchini or carrot noodles or vegetables.


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